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Richel E. Relox

Expertise: Ecology, Biology, Natural Resources Conservation and Wildlife Studies, Environmental Biology - Wildlife Studies

Association

    • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society - UP Chapter, Regular Member
    • Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society – UP Chapter, Regular Member
    • National Research Council of the Philippines, Member
    • DOST-ASTHRDP Scholars’ Association - UPLB, Appointed President
    • Civil Service Commission, Scientific and Technological Specialist Eligibility

Employment

    • Assumption College of Nabunturan, DENR; Nabunturan Balik-Kinaiyahan Foundation, Compostela Valley, Lead Researcher/Supervisor, 2011 - 2012
    • University of the Philippines Los Baños , Graduate Mentoring Assistantship Program; Teaching: Assisted in lecturing, checking of laboratory manuals, and facilitating class in Environmental Biology, Museum Herbarium Curatorship, Veterinary Botany and Phylogeny of Plants and cataloged and update, 2009 - 2010
    • UP Mindanao, Davao City, Research Associate/Research Assistant, 2003 - 2009
    • Southern Phil. Agribusiness and Marine and Aquatic School of Technology, Digos, Davao del Sur, Researcher/Part-Time Instructor; Teaching: Undergraduate courses handled: BS in Agribusiness, Education, Chemistry, Agricultural Engineering and Forestry. Subjects taught: Natural Science, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry & Analytical Chemistry&, 2004 - 2006
    • Philippine Eagle Foundation, Inc., Philippine Eagle Center, Calinan, Davao City, Education Officer/On-Call Field Biologist;, 2003 - 2006

Award

    • DOST-SEI Scholar, Ph.D. in Environmental Science, DOST-SEI
    • DOST-SEI Scholar, M.S. in Environmental Science, DOST-SEI
    • SEARCA Thesis Grantee (M.S. degree), SEARCA
    • Honors List; Finalist for Best Undergraduate Thesis, UP Mindanao

Papers Presented

    • Ecological Responses, Conservation and Management of Fruit Bats in Mt. Kitanglad Range, Bukidnon, Philippines, 3rd National DOST-SEI ASTHRDP Scholars Conference. Traders Hotel, Manila, Philippines
    • Potential Impacts of Climate Change to the Assemblage and Diversity of Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Amphibians in Mt. Hamiguitan and its Environs, Davao Oriental, Mindanao, Poster Presentation in the Climate Change and Biodiversity, 2nd Regional Symposium and Workshop. Outstanding Young Scientist, Inc., Central Mindanao University, Bukidnon
    • Detritivore Complex and Associated Organisms in Breeding Places of the Rhinoceros Beetle, O. rhinoceros L., the Key Insect Pest of Coconut, Abstracts of papers presented at the 35th Annual Scientific Conference of the Crop Science Society of the Philippines

Education

    • University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, 4031 Laguna, Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science (Specialization: Natural Resources Conservation and Wildlife Studies), 2014
    • University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, 4031 Laguna, Master of Science in Environmental Science (Specialization: Environmental Biology-Wildlife Studies), 2011
    • University of the Philippines Mindanao, Davao City, Bachelor of Science in Biology Major in Ecology, 2003

Publication

    • Relox, R.E., Florece, L.M., Baril, J.A., & Coladilla, J.O., (2014) Assessment of Fruit Bats and its Food Preferences in Mt. Apo Natural Park, Kidapawan City, North Cotabato, Philippines
    • Journal of Environmental Science and Management Volume 17, No. 2
    • Quitain, D.J., Suazo, J.M., Relox, R.E., & Leaño, E.P., (2012) Assemblage of Aves and Mammals In Mainit Hotspring Protected Landscape, Nabunturan, Mindanao Island, Philippines
    • College Research Journal Volume 1, No. 2
    • Relox, R.E., Leaño, E.P., & Camino, F.A., (2011) Lowland Dipterocarp Forest as Preference of Herpetofaunal Endemism and Diversity in Mt. Hamiguitan, Davao Oriental
    • Herpetological Conservation and Biology Journal. United States of America
    • Relox, R.E., Leaño, E.P., & Camino, F.A., (2011) Characterization of the Relationship Between Avifauna and Vegetation in Increasing Slopes of a Tropical Forest in Mt. Hamiguitan, Davao Oriental, Mindanao Island
    • Journal of Environmental Science and Management. Philippines
    • Relox, R.E., Florece, L.M., Baril, J.A., & Coladilla, J.O., (2011) Species Composition, Endemism and Diversity of Bats in Mt. Apo Natural Park (MANP), Kidapawan City, North Cotabato, Philippines
    • Proceedings: Abstracts in the 20th Annual Philippine Biodiversity Symposium Wildlife Conservation Society of the Philippines
    • Angagan, J.S., Buot, I.E., Relox, R.E., & Rebancos, C.M., (2010) Ethnobotany of the Plant Resources in Conner, Apayao, Northern Luzon, Philippines
    • Journal of Nature Studies
    • Relox, R.E., & Camino, F.A., (2009) Anuran Distribution in Habitat Types of Agusan Marsh
    • Proceedings: Abstracts for Poster presentation of the Biodiversity in the Philippine Uplands in the 18th Annual Philippine Biodiversity Symposium. University of the Philippines-Baguio
    • Relox, R.E., Camino, F.A., Bastian, S.T., & Leaño, E.P., (2009) Elevational Gradation of Mammals in a Tropical Forest of Mt. Hamiguitan, Davao Oriental, Mindanao Island
    • Journal of Nature Studies. Philippine Society for the Study of Nature Volume 8, No. 1
    • Ates, F.B., Relox, R.E., Leaño, E.P., Bastian Jr., S.T., Sumile, E.B., & Amoroso, V.B., (2008) Inventory of Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Amphibians in Mt. Hamiguitan and its Environs, Davao Oriental, Mindanao Island
    • Abstracts and Program: Wildlife Conservation Society of the Philippines (WCSP). 17th Annual Philippine Biodiversity Symposium. Human Population Density: Impacts on Biodiversity. Visayas State University, Baybay, Leyte
    • Rovillos, K.P., Faldas, S.L., Ates, F.B., & Relox, R.E., (2008) Herpetofaunal Diversity in Brgy. Lake Lahit, Municipality of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, Mindanao
    • Abstracts and Program: Wildlife Conservation Society of the Philippines (WCSP). 17th Annual Phillipine Biodiversity Symposium. Human Population Density: Impacts on Biodiversity. Visayas State University, Baybay, Leyte
    • Abad, R.G., Relox, R.E., & Aterrado, E.D., (2004) Detritivore Complex and Associated Organisms in Breeding Places of the Rhinoceros Beetle, O. rhinoceros L., the Key Insect Pest of Coconut
    • The Philippine Journal of Crop Science. Crop Science Society of the Philippines Volume 29, No. Supplement